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Basic CPU and Remote Modules Added to Productivity3000 Line

Cumming, GA — December 5, 2012  AutomationDirect’s Productivity3000 line of programmable controllers now includes basic CPU and remote slave modules. The P3-530 CPU’s five integrated communications ports include Ethernet for programming, monitoring, and networking; a USB port for data logging; USB I/O port for up to four local expansion bases; RS-232 and RS-485 ports for ASCII and Modbus, and is programmed using the free Productivity Suite software. The Productivity3000 P3-530 basic CPU is priced at $419.

Basic CPU and Remote ModulesThe new P3-RX remote slave module connects to a Productivity3000 P3-550 CPU modules Ethernet port for remote I/O expansion. It features four integrated communications ports: Ethernet for connection to the Productivity3000 CPU, USB I/O port that supports up to four additional local I/O bases, and RS-232 and RS-485 ports for connecting to serial devices. The module is priced at $299.

Both are UL and CE approved and are backed with a two-year warranty. To learn more about the Productivity3000 basic CPU and remote slave modules, visit

AutomationDirect sells over 12,000 feature-packed products through its Online Automation Superstore and 2,750-page catalog. The company offers its customers high-quality automation products at prices typically below the industry average, same-day shipping on in-stock items, the best documentation in the industry, outstanding sales and technical support, and a 30-day money-back guarantee on nearly every product.

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